Smoky Mountains Area Attractions
Smokey Mountains Cabin Rentals - Gatlinburg, TN - Pigeon Forge, TN
Pigeon Forge - Sevierville
Waldens Creek Riding Stables - 2709 Waldens Creek Rd., Pigeon Forge - (865) 429-0411
Music Mountain Theatre(cq) - features Grand Ole Opry stars Jim Ed Brown, Johnny Russell and The Four Guys (865-429-7111)
Miniature golf courses
Pigeon Forge Pottery - Watch pottery being made by master craftspeople; all pottery made from local clay and glazes made from minerals in Smokies; items available for sale have Pigeon Forge Potter's mark (865-453-3883)
Carbo's Police Museum - features "Walking Tall" Sheriff Buford Pusser, and includes the 1974 Corvette in which he was killed; features other police items from around the world.
Flyaway - indoor skydiving
Dollywood - Dolly Parton's theme park featuring 40 live performances every day, 31 rides and attractions, and more.See operating schedule below.* (865-428-9488)
Dixie Stampede - Enjoy a four-course meal while watching a rodeo, of sorts, Southern style, complete with belles and heroes. (1-800-356-1676)
Forbidden Caverns - Ancient mysteries, Indian legends and natural wonders, with special lighting and sound presentations. Always 58 degrees. Open daily. (865-453-5972)
Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort
and Amusement Park: Getting there is half the fun. America's
largest aerial tramway travels from downtown Gatlinburg slightly
over two miles to Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort and Amusement
Christus Gardens: Presenting
highlights from the life of Christ, Christus Gardens is a
family-oriented attraction that has been enjoyed by more
than three generations. Open daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Fun Mountain: Discover
a mountain of fun at Gatlinburg's new multimillion-dollar
family entertainment complex.
Gatlinburg Passion Play
- a musical drama about the life of Christ. Call for reservations
and times. (865-430-3777)
Guinness World Records
Museum - Featuring all new exhibits from the Guinness Book
of World Records.
Ripley's Believe It or Not
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies - Gatlinburg
Grey Gallery - art gallery
Arrowmont School and
Shop - The school dates back to 1912, when the Pi Beta Phis,
the national's oldest college women's fraternity, opened
a school for isolated mountain children to supplement their
three-month public education. In 1915 it began to revive
the mountain crafts of basketmaking and weaving. The shop
became the outlet for the sale of the crafts, and it remains
so today. Handmade items such as woven placemats and baskets
and even clothes can be found here.
Ripley's Motion Master
Great Smoky Arts & Crafts
Community - more than 70 artists' studios, shops and homes
on an 8.5-mile loop, located 3 1/2 miles east of downtown
on Highway 321 North (865-436-9214 or 865-436-7921)
World's largest aerial tramway, between
downtown and Ober Gatlinburg atop Mt. Harrison. It's known
as the South's finest ski resort, with eight slopes, a half-mile
Alpine slide, indoor ice arena complex and the longest sightseeing
chairlift in the South.
Twelve Los Vegas-type wedding chapels
with no waiting, and everything furnished but the license.
fishing in the midst of downtown, from your motel balcony
or on the river's edge. Tourists can fish April through November
every day except Thursday, when the river is restocked.
A year's worth of special
events, including the Scottish Highland Games in May, the
spring Wildflower Pilgrimage, arts and crafts shows, and
one of the state's only nighttime Christmas parades, with